S.F. Bay Area
Monterey and Area Attractions
—21 Points of Interest
— Del Monte Forest
— Coastal Scenic Route
"21 Points of Interest"
Scenic 17-Mile Drive
Be sure to pick up a 17-Mile Drive Map when you stop
at the entry gate in Pebble Beach — just follow the marked
route and enjoy the "21 Points of Interest" along the
- Shepherd's Knoll
- Huckleberry Hills
- Poppy Hills Golf Course
- The Inn & Links at Spanish Bay
- Spanish Bay
- The Restless Sea
- Point Joe
- China Rock
- Bird Rock Hunt Course
- Bird Rock
- Seal Rock Picnic Area
- Spyglass Hill Golf Course
- Fanshell Overlook
- Cypress Point Lookout
- Crocker Grove
- The Lone Cypress
- The Ghost Tree
- Pescadero Point
- The Lodge at Pebble Beach
- Peter Hay Par-3 Golf Course and 100th U.S. Open 2000 Pebble
- Pebble Beach Equestrian Center
1. Shepherd's Knoll
Spectacular views of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains.
2. Huckleberry Hill
This is one of the highest elevations in Del Monte Forest.
3. Poppy Hills Golf Course
Poppy Hills Golf Course is home of the
Northern California Golf Association — it is one of three
co-hosts of the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
4. The Inn & Links of Spanish Bay
World-famous, five-star resort and Scottish-style links course (with designated "environmentally
sensitive" areas) draws golfers from around the globe. Stunning Pacific
18. Pescadero Point
This is the northern-most point of Carmel Bay and Stillwater Cover.
19. The Lodge at Pebble
Home to the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links — one
of three co-hosts of the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Enjoy
shopping, fine dining, luxurious spa treatments... and more! Open to the public.
20. Peter Hay Par-3 golf
Course and 100th U.S. Open 2000 Pebble Beach Monument
Named after Pebble Beach golf pro, Peter Hay, the par-3 course is
located across the street from the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links. Open to the
21. Pebble Beach Equestrian
Equestrian Center offers riding lessons and guided horseback
trail rides (including trail rides to the beach). West Coast equestrian events
are also held here.
Click here to
view a Map
of the 17-Mile Drive
— Hike, Bike & Picnic
The picturesque "coastal" route along the 17-Mile Drive offers
visitors scenic places to walk, jog, bike and
5. Spanish Bay
Get a great view of the ocean and rocky coastline — and watch
as surfers ride the waves!
Take a leisurely stroll
on the short narrow
tables and parking area.
Info and Pictures of Spanish Bay
6. The Restless Sea
See firsthand why this area is called "The Restless Sea" — vista
point views are spectacular!
More Info and Pictures of The Restless Sea
7. Point Joe
Beautiful ocean and coastal views — great for picture-taking!
Info (Who was Joe?) and
Photos of Point Joe
8. China Rock
Scenic rocks along the coastline.
9. Bird Rock Hunt Course
No road marker.
10. Bird Rock
Bird Rock is one of the
most popular stops along the 17-Mile Drive. It's a "must-see"
especially if you like birds,
harbor seals and sea lions — there are hundreds of them!
and Photos of Bird Rock, Birds, Harbor Seals and Sea Lions
11. Seal Rock Picnic Area
Take a break and enjoy a picnic lunch here.
12. Spyglass Hill Golf Course
Golf Course is located one mile west of The Lodge at Pebble
Beach. Rated one of the toughest golf courses in the world,
it is one of three co-hosts of the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National
13. Fanshell Overlook
White sand beach on one side of the scenic coastal
overlook... and crashing waves on the other side. Closed during
harbor seal pupping
April 1-June 1.
Info and Pictures of Fanshell Overlook
14. Cypress Point Lookout
Dramatic Pacific coastline. Closed April 1-June 1.
15. Crocker Grove
Native pine and cypress trees are abundant in this 13-acre nature
16. The Lone Cypress
The Lone Cypress Tree (pictured
top left) is "one
of the most famous trees in the world." It's also one of the
most photographed areas along the
More Info and Photos
of The Lone Cypress
Ghost Tree is definitely worth a stop — get
your camera's ready!
More Info and Photos of the
Spots for Picture-Taking along the 17-Mile Drive
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